Sustainable Build Weeks

Learn techniques to help you create your own sustainable building 9th – 13th February, 2nd – 6th March, 7th – 10th April 2015 In additional to the ongoing construction of our beautiful new Linhay, the Land Based Learning Centre, there are a number of other exciting building projects taking shape or about to get underway… Continue reading Sustainable Build Weeks

Panel discussion: Art in the Landscape

Join Hauser & Wirth Somerset for a panel discussion exploring issues around outdoor sculpture, and art that relates to its surrounding environment. A panel of leading artists, curators and commissioners including Clare Lilley, Director of Programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park; Robert and Nicky Wilson, co-founders of Jupiter Artland; and artist, Alec Finlay, will be looking… Continue reading Panel discussion: Art in the Landscape

Soil Culture project in conversation

Introducted by Daro Montag, CCANW Co-Director and leader of RANE, this event marks the beginning of a new series of talks and discussions titled Artists in Conversation. Convened by Rachel Hindley and hosted by Back Lane West, the discussions aim to add legacy and widen the debate around Soil Culture. Jonny Briggs will be talking… Continue reading Soil Culture project in conversation

If the city were a commons

An alternative arts development programme If the city were a commons what would it look like, taste like, sound like, feel like, and smell like? How would artists and other creative individuals develop their skills and hone their practice? Through a series of artists talks, workshops, field trips, residencies, and reading groups, On Site Projects… Continue reading If the city were a commons

Schumacher College – courses on Creativity and Design

Join Schumacher College (UK) for residential short course and postgraduate programmes in art and ecology, creative engagement, ecological design, writing and storytelling for personal and social transformation. Short courses for 2014 Dark Mountain – New Stories at the Cliff Edge, 23 – 27 June With Paul Kingsnorth and Dougald Hine Radical creative thinking from the… Continue reading Schumacher College – courses on Creativity and Design

Sustainable Transformation of Global Society

Friday 30 August, 2013, Navigating Ecological Times, Whitechapel Gallery, London A study afternoon of presentations and discussion on art practice and sustainability with artists Lise Autogena, Fernando Garcia-Dory and Tamás Kaszás and led by curators by Maja and Reuben Fowkes. This symposium looks at the challenges of living in ecological times and the sense in which the current… Continue reading Sustainable Transformation of Global Society

Meeting at the Edge of the Wild

1st to 4th of August 2013, The UK Ecopsychology Gathering, Green & Away, Worcestershire (UK) Each year, the Green & Away team builds and runs a tented conference centre – an environmentally sustainable village on a farm in rural Worcestershire. This event is being organised by Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility (PCSR) and UK-based ecopsychologists. This is… Continue reading Meeting at the Edge of the Wild

Call for papers!

Deadline = August 9th 5th October 2013, Dreams, Revolution and Process : Spatial & temporal approaches to rural sustainability and regeneration, at fforest, Cilgerran, Ceredigion (UK) This interdisciplinary conference aims to respond to a range of material that addresses rural sustainability and regeneration, with a focus on how and why decisions are made at individual, local, community… Continue reading Call for papers!


20 July–22 September 2013, The Imaginary of the Ocean Deep, Nottingham Contemporary, UK Aquatopia is a major exhibition of contemporary and historic art and artefacts that explores how the ocean deep has been imagined across cultures and through time to the present day. The exhibition and the accompanying book reveal how human cultures have projected their sexual desires,… Continue reading Aquatopia

Merz DIY 13 summer school

 21st July – 4th August 2013, at Cylinders Estate, Elterwater, Cumbria (UK) Merz DIY is a residential summer school for artists and an experimental space for interdisciplinary practices as part of a temporary creative community. This year the working title is Thinkers Builders Dwellers. Inspired by a presentation from DIY 12 guest speaker Tordis Berstrand, Merz… Continue reading Merz DIY 13 summer school